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: thank you. >>> in egypt, a potentially game-changing situation in the deadly crisis there. attorney us now say the ousted dictator, hosni mubarak, a prime target of the first arab spring protest, could walk out of jail within days, a free man. they say they're close to settling one of mubarak's corruption cases, the only case keeping him in jail. a court convicted mubarak and sentenced him to life in prison last year for failing to stop the government's deadly crackdown on protesters. and an appeals court is set to overturn that verdict and now he is awaiting trial. until that happens he could get out of prison, essentially on bond, and that could throw yet another wrench in the egypt political turmoil which has grown deadlier by the day. nearly a thousand people reported dead in less than a week as supporters of the deposed president, mohammed morsi, battled in the streets. security forces cleared not one but two protest camps in cairo on wednesday last week and as that unfolded, lawmakers here in the united states are talking about the future of america's partnership with its key mid
. happening now, the bloodbath rages on in egypt. plus, chilling new threats against u.s. ambassadors around the world, purportedly from al qaeda's american-born spokesman. you'll see the video. and a-rod gets beaned on the baseball field as sentiment against the embattled yankee reaches a fever pitch. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm brianna keel keilar and you're in the situation room. >> another day of deadly bloodshed in egypt. rocket propelled grenades struck buses at the gaza border. the death toll in the past week close to a thousand people including civilians and security personnel. the carnage has prompted amnesty international to call for an investigation into the, quote, shocking loss of life and the pressure is mounting on the united states to do more. ni nick. >> you said the u.s. is promising to do more. we have heard the state department yesterday saying the death of 37 being suffocated by tear gas was suspicious. we have been looking into the five hellish days that activists say was the life of one of those prisoners. this is what happened with police first got old -- five days
, but the north and south are still challenging us. >> thank you so much. our thoughts and prayers are with you in idaho. >> it was just two and a half years ago that there was a revolution to remove hosni mubarak from power. a criminal court today acquitted mubarak in a corruption case. last year he received a life sentence for not stopping the slaughter of protesters during the 2011 revolution, but that sentence was overturned on appeal and now he is being tried again under egyptian law, a defendant can only be held two years before a final verdict. mubarak's successor was, of course, mohamed morsi, who was democratically elected but the military overthrew him on july 3rd. morsi is also in custody and he's not going anywhere for now. prosecutors extended his detention for another 15 days to keep investigating him. egyptian soldiers were out in force once again. in the sinai peninsula, they killed 25. over the past week at least 900 people have been killed, both security forces and civilians. i want to bring in an activist who has spoken out against both the mubarak regime and the muslim broth
put to use in the summer. they're dousing that area with water to ward off any potential embers that could come that way. i'm here at the base camp. we have 1200 firefighters battling this blaze. whatever you talk about wildfires you always have to talk about the wind. it's starting to pick up a bit today. it was calmer earlier. that's not going to be good news. hopefully it will die down this afternoon and as you said the fire officials definitely want to try to save these very affluent areas. a lot of celebrities have homes here. right now about 2200 homes are under this mandatory evacuation order. there's a shelter that's been set up at a local high school. we were there a little while ago. a few dozen of those folks there. as we said fire crews taking this very seriously. at this point not much in the way of damage. just a few buildings that have burned. the fire crews taking this seriously. back to you. >> we wish them the very best. just starting to try to dweel that fire. we're paying close attention to this, we're talking about medical marijuana and began on gay conversi
looking for tax breaks includes low-income housing but proposes those residents use a separate entrance. >>> plus, veteran denied his dream to play college football, but this college athlete is being told he can't play for the ncaa this season. >>> but first, the "news nation" is following saudi arabia's new message to the west over egypt. if you pull aid, we'll, quote, offer a helping hand. saudi arabia's foreign minister pledged his helping hand to the egyptian military has president obama faces growing calls from members of congress to cut off billions of dollars of aid to egypt. >> if we threaten to cut off aid and not do it, you lose your credibility and influence. >> with the recent violent crack dou crackdown, i do not see how we can continue aid. >>> also, a court ordered that hosni mubarak, the former dictator deposed in the arab spring uprising, ordered he be released while awaiting trial. attorneys for mubarak said he could be free within days, though some say that's unlikely. the news came hours after mass gunmen attacked many buses carrying egyptian police officers
the press" this sundays, discussing the u.s. aid, the billions of dollars sent to egypt from this country. let's play it. >> the acts of the last few days by the egyptian military are completely unconscionable. i do believe we have to change our aid. i think also we have to have included in the legislation and national security waiver. >> p.j., a spokesperson said the same thing, that the aid is under review. put this in perspective now that you have saudi arabia saying we will fill the hole if said is removed. it seems all along that we in the states were talking about possible influence in egypt because of these billions of dollars when, in fact, this money could have always been replaced by other arab nations. >> sure. i mean, it just highlights that we have a relatively weak hand we're plag we're playing. we're a relatively influential country, but our ability to direct what's happening in egypt and the ripple effects of democracy in that country, what it says about the reach and the position of the united states in the region, you know, events are being driven by others. we're reacti
government comes down on supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi. and in the u.s., members of congress remain split on whether to suspend aid to the egyptian military. >> there are no good choices in egypt. there's no good guidance. >> more than 2,000 homes are evacuated in idaho. and new information in princess diana's death. nearly 16 years after she was killed in a car crash, scotland yard says it will take another look at the case. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, august 19th, 2013. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with more bloodshed in egypt. egyptian officials say suspected militants killed 25 policemen this morning in a border town on the northern sinai peninsula. there are growing calls on capitol hill to discontinue u.s. aid to egypt. while egypt's military says it won't tolerate anymore violence. ko is in washington with the details. ko? >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. clashes are also dividing leaders in washington. there are fears of an army rule. there's delicate diplomacy. egypt's military is stepping up. armies are i
>>> i know you want more, but that's it for today's edition of "new day." thanks for joining us. cnn newsroom with carol costello begins right now. han handm handsomeness. >> i have been keeping a secret for a long time. say carol, take it away. >> okay, guys. happening now in "newsroom" -- >>> inteferno in the west. the resort town dangerously close to the flames. >>> plus, a lightning rod at a-rod. a direct hit or was it revenge? this morning a-rod's lawyers come out swinging. >>> and hours slashed, benefits cut. outrage this morning at forever 21. 30,000 workers now becoming part-time. find out what's behind this bold move. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello reporting from washington, d.c. this morning. this hour new outrage echoing across the pond. involves the man your left. his name is david miranda and the partner to the man next to him. greenwald. broke the story of edward snowden, the american contractor. greenwald's newspaper, "the guardian" says british security detained miranda for nearly nine hours yesterday
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